Technium is a technology-led incubation network, and is part of the Sustainable Engine for Economic Development initiative. Technium offers the optimum environment to enable knowledge-based start-up and spin-out companies to realise their potential. Technium includes a network of state-of-the-art facilities across Wales served by the latest information technology and fibre optic bandwidth capabilities. Inside Technium, companies are supported by a team of business and technical support staff and have access to specialist laboratory facilities and communal networking areas. Strong partnerships forged between Technium and local Centres of Research Excellence provide specialist academic support for research & development projects.